The Fatal Encounter

The Fatal Encounter


Total votes: 1062

Director: Lee Jae Gyoo

Screenwriter: Choi Sung Hyun

Release Date: Apr 30, 2014

Duration: 2 hr. 15 min.

Year: 2014

Rank: #3465

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 역린

Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Alternative Titles: King’s Wrath, Royal Anger, Yeokrin

Genre: Historical, Political, Thriller


In 1777, one year since he had taken reign, King Jung Jo bears a perilous palace life with his dedicated court servant, Gap Soo, amidst opposition and threats from those around with political ambitions. Meanwhile, Eul Soo, a member of a secret assassin group, receives orders to kill Jung Jo. Gap Soo, who had also been in the same secret assassin ring as Eul Soo, later confesses to Jung Jo about hisdark past and his motive for coming into the palace. To Gap Soo’s surprise, Jung Jo asks Gap Soo when he had given up being an assassin, and then orders him to just leave the palace. However, Gap Soo finds out that there is another assassin besides him and frantically returns to the court, only to discover Eul Soo in combat with Jung Jo.

(Source: CJ Entertainment)


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